This mesmerizing vintage Nagoya obi
has unique design like India sarasa(chintz), which are dyed colorfully.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
Black sleek shusu silk is added on the wrong side.
Pattern is placed upside down, which is suitable for Hikinuki knot style.
As the figure shown, it has some flaws such as discoloration and tiny stains due to its old age.
Tare corners are frayed as well.
Uneven spot of dyeing can also be seen.
There are some other flaws such as smudges on the wrong side.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
Though it has some flaws, any of those flaws won't be disturbing for wearing.
Still, it's a perfect piece to savor Japanese classical design.